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CID, IAS officers to probe Andhra Pradesh bus blaze

Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy Friday announced that a committee of senior IAS officers, and also the Criminal Investigation Department of the state police, would probe Wednesday's bus mishap in Mahabubnagar

IANS Updated on: November 02, 2013 7:52 IST
cid ias officers to probe andhra pradesh bus blaze
cid ias officers to probe andhra pradesh bus blaze

Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy Friday announced that a committee of senior IAS officers, and also the Criminal Investigation Department of the state police, would probe Wednesday's bus mishap in Mahabubnagar district.





The private bus, on its way to Hyderabad from Karnataka capital Bangalore, hit a culvert and burst into flames. Forty-five people died as the bus was reduced to cinders and a shell.

The committee comprising Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers would suggest measures to prevent such accidents in future, a statement from the chief minister's office said.

Apart from the 45 dead, five people were injured.

The accident occurred at Palem in Mahabubnagar district of Andhra Pradesh.

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